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Turkey Disability Survey 2002


General Info
Original or alternative title 
Turkey (TUR)
Coverage type 
Time period covered 
12/2002 - 12/2002
Data type
  • Cross-sectional
  • Household
  • Individual
  • Interview
  • Nationally representative
  • Urban-rural representative

This purpose of this survey was to measure the number of disabled people in Turkey, along with types and causes of disability, socioeconomic characteristics, and social issues faced by disabled people. The sample unit was households, selected through single-stage stratified cluster sampling. The survey tools were two questionnaires: a household questionnaire for all members of the household, and a disabled person questionnaire. The latter questionnaire was for individuals, identified through the household questionnaire, with orthopedic, visual, hearing, speaking, or mental disabilities. The questionnaires were administered in 97,433 households. Survey tabulations and a full report including methodology, data tables, and questionnaires are available on the website of the Turkish Statistical Institute

Suggested citation 
Administration for Disabled People (Turkey), State Institute of Statistics (Turkey), State Planning Organization (Turkey). Turkey Disability Survey 2002. Ankara, Turkey: State Institute of Statistics (Turkey).